E-books: Environment & Philosophy

  • Interdisciplinarity: Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences book cover


    Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Barry, Georgina Born

    The idea that research should become more interdisciplinary has become commonplace. According to influential commentators, the unprecedented complexity of problems such as climate change or the social implications of biomedicine demand interdisciplinary efforts integrating both the social and…

    eBook – 2013-06-26

  • Confronting Ecological and Economic Collapse: Ecological Integrity for Law, Policy and Human Rights book cover

    Confronting Ecological and Economic Collapse

    Ecological Integrity for Law, Policy and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Prue Taylor, Agnès Michelot

    From the first appearance of the term in law in the Clean Water Act of 1972 (US), ecological integrity has been debated by a wide range of researchers, including biologists, ecologists, philosophers, legal scholars, doctors and epidemiologists, whose joint interest was the study and…

    eBook – 2013-06-07

  • Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governance: (De)constructing the Greenhouse book cover

    Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governance

    (De)constructing the Greenhouse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Methmann, Delf Rothe, Benjamin Stephan

    Global climate change is perceived to be one of the biggest challenges for international politics in the 21st century. This work seeks to fuse a global governance perspective together with different interpretive approaches, offering a novel way of looking at international climate politics. Equipped…

    eBook – 2013-06-03

  • Climate Change Ethics: Navigating the Perfect Moral Storm book cover

    Climate Change Ethics

    Navigating the Perfect Moral Storm, 1st Edition

    By Donald A. Brown

    Climate change is now the biggest challenge faced by humanity worldwide and ethics is the crucial missing component in the debate about what to do about this enormous threat. This book examines why thirty-five years of discussion of human-induced warming has failed to acknowledge fundamental…

    eBook – 2013-05-07

  • Human Dependence on Nature: How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis book cover

    Human Dependence on Nature

    How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Haydn Washington

    Humanity is dependent on Nature to survive, yet our society largely acts as if this is not the case. The energy that powers our very cells, the nutrients that make up our bodies, the ecosystem services that clean our water and air; these are all provided by the Nature from which we have evolved and…

    eBook – 2013-05-07

  • Thinking through Landscape book cover

    Thinking through Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Augustin Berque

    Our attitude to nature has changed over time. This book explores the historical, literary and philosophical origins of the changes in our attitude to nature that allowed environmental catastrophes to happen. It presents a philosophical reflection on human societies’ attitude to the environment,…

    eBook – 2013-04-12

  • Cinema as Weather: Stylistic Screens and Atmospheric Change book cover

    Cinema as Weather

    Stylistic Screens and Atmospheric Change, 1st Edition

    By Kristi McKim

    How do cinematic portrayals of the weather reflect and affect our experience of the world? While weatherly predictability and surprise can impact our daily experience, the history of cinema attests to the stylistic and narrative significance of snow, rain, wind, sunshine, clouds, and skies. Through…

    eBook – 2013-03-05
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Ethics of Japan's Global Environmental Policy: The conflict between principles and practice book cover

    The Ethics of Japan's Global Environmental Policy

    The conflict between principles and practice, 1st Edition

    By Midori Kagawa-Fox

    This book examines the Japanese government policies that impact on the environment in order to determine whether they incorporate a sufficient ethical substance. Through the three case studies on whaling, nuclear energy, and forestry, the author explores how Western philosophers combined their…

    eBook – 2012-06-12
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Ethics and Justice for the Environment book cover

    Ethics and Justice for the Environment

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Armstrong

    Examining the issues of ethics and justice as they apply to the environment, this book starts from the observation that the parallel expositions of environmental ethics and environmental justice appear to have few points of contact. Environmental justice is highly politicized and concerned…

    eBook – 2012-05-31

  • A New Environmental Ethics: The Next Millennium for Life on Earth book cover

    A New Environmental Ethics

    The Next Millennium for Life on Earth, 1st Edition

    By Holmes Rolston III

    No one looking ahead at the middle of the last century could have foreseen the extent and the importance of the ensuing environmental crises. Now, more than a decade into the next century, no one can ignore it. A New Environmental Ethics: the Next Millennium for Life on Earth offers clear,…

    eBook – 2012-04-23

  • Nuclear Waste Management and Legitimacy: Nihilism and Responsibility book cover

    Nuclear Waste Management and Legitimacy

    Nihilism and Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Mats Andrén

    Nuclear technology places special demands on society and both nuclear weapons and nuclear energy for peaceful purposes require a large measure of security and monitoring at the international level. This book focuses on nuclear waste management, which can work in democratic countries only if viewed…

    eBook – 2012-03-15
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Climate Change and Future Justice: Precaution, Compensation and Triage book cover

    Climate Change and Future Justice

    Precaution, Compensation and Triage, 1st Edition

    By Catriona McKinnon

    Climate change creates unprecedented problems of intergenerational justice. What do members of the current generation owe to future generations in virtue of the contribution they are making to climate change? Providing important new insights within the theoretical framework of political liberalism…

    eBook – 2012-03-12
    Routledge Issues in Contemporary Political Theory

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